Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

(featured image courtesy of Kimberly Clark).   I stumbled across the YouTube phenomena of “Anti-hauls” and “What I’m Not Going To Buy” videos when I received the notice of Jackie Aina‘s latest upload with likewise words in the headline. (I subscribe to her channel). The featured image of the how-to guru looking very “Ehhhh” towards products surrounding her included the Shea Moisture haircare line and a … Continue reading Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

Sephora Brings Its Fabulosity To Suburban Faneuil Hall In Boston

by C. Shardae Jobson As CVS and Walgreens improve their beauty aisles into stores within a store, and ULTA Beauty is building on their belief that higher-end brands like Lancome can be sold under the same roof as budget-friendly L’Oreal and one-time beauty supply store staple NYX, Sephora remains the behemoth of makeup shopping, or more honestly, makeup splurging. (ULTA is, however, becoming real competition … Continue reading Sephora Brings Its Fabulosity To Suburban Faneuil Hall In Boston

What Is Pastel Goth?

by Shae In Tumblr-land, “pastel goth” is a niche oasis within the bigger, general, more identifiable culture of modern day (20th century) goths. (Not the vintage kind of Gothicism, that was centered on the pride of Scandinavian ancestry during the Roman Empire. The “gothic” we think of today, e.g. an all-black outfit, maybe a surly expression, abstractly takes from the architectural Gothicism of the medieval age and … Continue reading What Is Pastel Goth?